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Beneath The Streets Underground History Tour provided by Beneath the Streets

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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A note from Beneath The Streets Underground History Tour
Effective July 7th, businesses may not serve any customer not in compliance with statewide face covering requirements. Disposable masks available for purchase at $1.00 each for guests unable to provide their own mask. Masks not required for those under age 5 or with exempt medical conditions.
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Updated 11/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Get to know Seattle's first established neighborhood, Pioneer Square, by walking its underground pathways as they existed in the 1890s in the company of a guide. Trace the city’s history, from an Indigenous dwelling to its Gold Rush days and up through its current state as a thriving modern neighborhood on this walking tour.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    102 Cherry St
    102 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Look for the black awning over the sidewalk; the stairs beneath will lead right to the check-in desk.
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    Beneath the Streets
    Stop: 15 minutes
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    Pioneer Square
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    119 S Main St
    119 S Main St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
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Highlights
  • Learn the history of Pioneer Square from a unique, below-ground perspective
  • Walk the neighborhood's subterranean tunnels with a knowledgeable guide
  • Trace Seattle’s history from an Indigenous encampment to the 1890s to today
  • Seattle history tour covers the basics while leaving time for other sightseeing
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at 102 Cherry Street, near Pioneer Square, at least 10 minutes prior to your scheduled departure. Be sure to wear good walking shoes as this underground walking tour covers uneven terrain and involves ascending and descending about six flights of stairs. After a brief introduction from your guide, set off to explore one of Seattle's oldest neighborhoods and its subterranean tunnels on this guided tour. Listen to stories of Seattle's past, from the Klondike Gold Rush to Skid Row, as you wander dark passageways and then back up to street level. Over the course of three blocks, you'll cover a century of history, from the neighborhood's origins as a Coast Salish settlement to its modern iteration. It’s a perspective you can’t get by wandering on your own. The tour concludes at Occidental Park.
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Important Information
Departure Point
102 Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Duration
1h
Return Details
119 S Main St, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Disposable masks available for purchase at $1.00 each for guests unable to provide their own mask
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Operates rain or shine, please dress appropriately
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Jordan C wrote a review Yesterday
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It was super fun and educational. The employees were very polite and did very well at I forcing social distancing.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Wm C wrote a review Yesterday
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The stories were great. I loved hearing about how Seattle got its start. Seeing the retaining walls and original sidewalks, beneath the streets, was impressive. The old brick and stone walls of existing buildings were fun to explore. Our guide was entertaining and well informed.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Sarah B wrote a review 26 Oct
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Super fun time - great tour guide. Saw lots of hidden away gems. Learned a lot of fun facts that have impressed family and friends. Good time and a fun way to learn history!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Michael D wrote a review 26 Oct
Bellevue, Washington1 contribution1 helpful vote
I liked the tour of Seattle and the tour guide's explanations of how Seattle truly was back then. I do, however, want to say that in the beginning he explained that some people wanted their money back because he was too offensive. My thing about that is if you read the fine
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Shanna K wrote a review 25 Oct
Spokane, Washington2 contributions1 helpful vote
Loved this tour! Informative, educational, yet Fun! May not be for younger children, but my 15 year old loved it!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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SaraKL1979
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Great tour. Wonderfully informative.
I learned so much during this 90 minute tour. Our guide, Dave, was entertaining and kept us engaged.
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JJMTFamily
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The best tour we did in Seattle!
We loved learning all of Seattle's history and our tour guide Jim was energetic and informative. Learned so much th
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Sodders1
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A night of vice
We had family in from Texas and wanted a fun walking tour of Seattle. We decided on the Vice tour. We learned a lot
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KaixinL36
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Awesome tour!
We went on a tour with Dave to discover the "underground" of Seattle. It was a great tour that gave us a really int
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670Michel63
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Disappointed !
This was a huge disappointment- a couple of basement areas, a corner of a wall, and too much talking to fill up the
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snaphu
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Take the Tour
Learned some interesting history about Seattle, including how my own country, Canada, was involved! I'd recommend t
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Eduardo S
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Incredible the tour...
a very different way to know a city, and particulary Seattle that has a 2nd city below the actual city..???, to wal
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merbot
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Beneath the Streets Seattle
We highly recommend this interesting and informative tour—perfect for all ages. Don’t be misled by the entrance: t
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Paul-Adelaide-Aus
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Morning tour on Veterans Day
Dave led a great tour of the underground locations that the tour has access to and it was very informative and hist
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nursejackieak
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Informative AND very entertaining!
My husband and I had a great time from easy online tickets to the costumer agent on site who was friendly, offered
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Passport24338522222
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Underground Seattle Tour
Great tour of what Seattle use to be, sadly it is under advertised. I mention it to travelers whenever I can and st
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ginaandjoy
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Interesting historical tour
Interesting to understand how Seattle was built and visit some underground bits but lots above ground. Small sized
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E4105IYjenniferp
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Beneath the streets historic tour
Awesome tour guide Mike. Funny and enthusiastic and well worth it historically accurate. Highly recommended.
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Bubeets
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Interesting and entertaining tour
We did the nighttime red light district tour which provided a very colourful insight into the (at times) sordid pas
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Paul-indiana
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Fun tour
Richard did a great job during this tour. He had lots of information and spoke up so we could all hear, even thoug
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  • Duration: 1h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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